The Doctorate of Nursing programs offer MSN-prepared registered nurses interested in pursuing advanced leadership roles in nursing practice.
Upon successful completion of the DNP program, the graduate will be able to:
- integrate scientific underpinnings which support the translation of nursing research to improve nursing clinical practice;
- design and evaluate care delivery strategies to meet the needs of patient populations and positively influence health outcomes;
- apply clinical scholarship and leadership skills to advance nursing practice;
- utilize information systems/technology and patient care technology to improve and transform healthcare;
- develop, implement, and evaluate health care policy to advocate for patient populations; and
- engage in effective communication skills to lead and participate in interprofessional collaboration for improving patient and population health outcomes.
Upon successful completion of the DNP/PhD program, the graduate will provide leadership as a practice scientist by:
- contributing to the advancement of nursing science through generation and dissemination of knowledge that can be translated into effective management of complex health problems;
- developing and evaluating interventions to improve health outcomes of vulnerable populations;
- formulating and employing culturally competent practices as a response to health disparities and identified needs;
- influencing health policy decision making to promote health equities;
- promoting interprofessional collaboration in health related translational research and evidence-based practice.
*Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College is no longer enrolling students into the DNP/PhD option. Please take time to review our new Doctor of Nursing Practice (Post-MSN option) by visiting the DNP program webpage.